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A reader wonders if something's wrong, because Apple's second-factor system lets him approve a connection from a seemingly odd place.
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A reader wants to have a single machine available with a monitor and keyboard in multiple, adjacent rooms.
A reader wonders how to find images in Photos to upload via a selection dialog.
It’s always there and it’s often overlooked, but the menu bar is a very useful part of the Mac operating system.
When OS X won't let you unmount a flash drive or external hard drive, here’s what you can do.
A reader wants to stop prompts on his hand-me-down computers from asking for his Apple ID instead of that of the current family member using it.
A reader wonders about the different labels in the App Store for download, notably ‘Get’ versus ‘Open’.
You used to be able to with third-party software. Then System Integrity Protection came along.
A reader finds his green full-screen button has gone grey. Is there a fix?
It's not you; it's Photos for iOS and OS X.
A reader is having folders jump about, and wants to set them in place.
A reader would like to have the benefit of optimized thumbnail storage, but also grab high-res versions when needed.
A reader's El Capitan installation started blacking out one monitor when he's using apps full screen.
A reader can't move items to trash, but is instead always prompted to delete files immediately.